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City Beaumont, Texas
Broadcast area Beaumont, Texas
Branding Magic 102.5
Slogan Your Home for Hip Hop and R&B
The Golden Triangle's BIG Station
Frequency 102.5 MHz
First air date December 3, 1998
Format Urban Contemporary
Language(s) English
ERP 50,000 watts
HAAT 150 m (492 ft)
Class C2
Facility ID 4462
Callsign meaning portmanteau meaning:
TouCh -and- TeXas
Former callsigns KAPW (3/1996-8/1996, CP)
Owner Cumulus Media
(Cumulus Licensing LLC)
Sister stations KAYD, KBED, KIKR, KQXY
Webcast Listen Live
Website ktcx.com

KTCX is an Urban Contemporary formatted radio station in Beaumont, Texas. It serves the entire Golden Triangle and is owned by Cumulus Media.

KTCX "Magic 102.5" was launched on December 3, 1998 based on its current format. Because it is the market's only Urban-formatted station of any kind, it plays a variety of Hip Hop, R&B, Soul, Old School, and Gospel music to cater to all African American demographics including the Mainstream audience to the Adult audience, thus making it one of the highest rated stations (sometimes #1) in the Triangle. It is the home of the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show. However, KTCX was originally an Urban AC station playing R&B and Old School only through "The Touch," a subsidiary of the ABC Radio Network. In 2001, KTCX tweaked its format and added Hip Hop artists to the playlist as most Hip Hop listeners had to rely on out of town Houston station KBXX for the genre beforehand.

The station and its branding is not to be confused with Houston R&B station KMJQ "Majic 102.1", which rebranded from "Majic 102" to avoid it.

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Coordinates: 29°59′20″N 94°14′42″W / 29.989°N 94.245°W / 29.989; -94.245